Irish Rovers - Wasnt That A Party Text Guitar Tab

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[INTRO]
  F        F        F        F
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|

[CHORUS]
                      F        F                       F         F      
  Could have been the whiskey      Might have been the gin
                      F                       F
  Could have been the three or four six packs I don't know
      F                    F                     Bb           Bb
  But look at the mess I'm in my head's a-like a football
                    F         F
  I think I'm gonna die
          C           C                     F               F
  Tell me me oh me oh my      Wasn't that a party?

  F        F        F        F        F        F        F        F
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-1-0---|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|------3-|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  Bb       Bb       F        F        C        C (ring) F        F 
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|
A:1-1-1-1-|1-1-1-1-|--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3~~~~~~~|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

[VERSE]
                 F           F                    F        F
  Someone took a grapefruit        Wore it like a hat
        F                F             F                     F
  I saw someone under my kitchen table talking to my old tom cat
                         Bb       Bb                          F        F
  They was talking about hockey           The cat was talking   back
             C                    C                        F        F
  Long about then everything went black      Wasn't that a party?

  F        F        F        F        F        F        F        F
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-1-0---|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|------3-|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  Bb       Bb       F        F        C        C (ring) F        F 
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3-1-0---|
A:1-1-1-1-|1-1-1-1-|--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3~~~~~~~|--------|------3-|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

[BRIDGE]
                        Bb        Bb                     F       F
  I'm sure it's just my memory         Playing tricks on me
        G              G             C                   C
  But I think I saw my buddy cutting down my neighbour's tree

  Bb       Bb       F        F        G        G        C        C~~~~~~~
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|0-------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|3-0---0-|3-0---0-|----0-2-|--2-0---|--------|--------|
A:1-------|1-------|----3---|----3---|--2-----|------2-|3-3-3-3-|3-------|
E:--3-1-3-|--3-1-3-|--------|--------|3-------|--------|--------|--------|

[CHORUS]
                      F        F                       F         F      
  Could have been the whiskey      Might have been the gin
                      F                       F
  Could have been the three or four six packs I don't know
      F                    F                     Bb           Bb
  But look at the mess I'm in my head's a-like a football
                    F         F
  I think I'm gonna die
          C           C                     F               F
  Tell me me oh me oh my      Wasn't that a party?

  F        F        F        F        F        F        F        F
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:3-0---0-|3-0---0-|3-0---0-|3-0---0-|3-0---0-|3-0---0-|3-0---0-|3-1-0---|
A:----3---|----3---|----3---|----3---|----3---|----3---|----3---|------3-|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  Bb       Bb       F        F        C        C (ring)      
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|--------|--------|
A:1-1-1-1-|1-1-1-1-|--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3-------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

[INSTRUMENTAL]
 (Piano solo)
  F        F        F        F        Bb       Bb       F        F         
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:3-0---0-|3-0---0-|------0-|3-1-0---|--------|--------|------0-|3-0---0-|
A:----3---|----3---|--0-3---|------3-|1-------|1-------|--0-3---|----3---|
E:--------|--------|1-------|--------|--3-1-3-|--3-1-3-|1-------|--------|

                                     (Sax solo)
  C        Bb       F        F        F        F        F        F        
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--0-1-2-|3-------|3-0-----|------0-|3-0---0-|------0-|3-0---0-|
A:3-0---0-|1-------|----0-3-|----3-0-|--0-3---|----3---|--0-3---|----3---|
E:----3---|--------|--1-----|--------|1-------|--------|1-------|--------|

  Bb       Bb       F        F        C        Bb       F        F           
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|------0-|3-0---0-|--------|--------|------0-|3-1-0---|
A:1---1---|1-------|--0-3---|----3---|3-0---0-|1-------|--0-3---|------3-|
E:--3---3-|--3-1-3-|1-------|--------|----3---|--3-1-3-|1-------|--------|

[BRIDGE]
                Bb      Bb                             F       F
  Billy Joe and Tommy          Well they went a little far
           G                        G  
  They was sitting in the back yard blowing on the siren
       G                 C
  From somebody's police car


  Bb       Bb       F        F        G (let ring)               C
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|--------|--------|--------|--------|
A:1-1-1-1-|1-1-1-1-|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|3       |
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|--------|

[VERSE]
                  F           F                      F        F
  So you see your honor                It was all in fun
                    F                  F
  That little bitty track meet down on Main Street was just to
  F                     F
  See if the cops could run      
                         Bb       Bb                        F        F
  Well they run us in to see you            In an alcoholic haze
               C                C                        F        F
  I sure could use those thirty days to recover from the party

  F        F        F        F        F        F        F        F
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|3-1-0---|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|------3-|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  Bb       Bb       F        F        C        C (ring) F        F 
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|
A:1-1-1-1-|1-1-1-1-|--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3~~~~~~~|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|


[CHORUS] (Key Change)
                      G        G                       G         G      
  Could have been the whiskey      Might have been the gin
                      G                       G
  Could have been the three or four six packs I don't know
      G                    G                    C            C
  But look at the mess I'm in my head is like a football
                    G         G
  I think I'm gonna die
          D           D                     G               G
  Tell me me oh me oh my      Wasn't that a party?

  G        G        G        G        G        G        G        G
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|5-------|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|------2-|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--3-5---|

  C        C        G        G        D        D (ring) G        G 
G:--------|--------|--------|0-------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|----0-2-|--2-0---|0-0-0-0-|0~~~~~~~|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|
A:3-0---0-|3-0---0-|--2-----|------2-|--------|--------|--------|--------|
E:----3---|----3---|3-------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

[CODA] 
  G        G        G        G        G        G        G        G
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  C        C        G        G        D        D (ring) G        G 
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|--------|--------|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|
A:3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|--------|--------|5-5-5-5-|5~~~~~~~|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

Tabbed by Michael Oxner
moxner@nbnet.nb.ca